Amalgamated Union of Clothiers' Operatives

Scope and Content

Monthly Gazette, 1898-1900.

Administrative / Biographical History

The union was formed in 1894 by the amalgamation of the Bristol Clothiers Cutters Trade Association and the Leeds Wholesale Clothiers Operatives Union. In 1915 it was a founder member of the United Garment Workers Union.

Reference: Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, Historical Directory of Trade Unions Volume 4. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1994.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These publications were transferred from the University Library (old ref. 41T).

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

The collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Papers of the United Garment Workers Union are held at the British Library of Political and Economic Science (GB 0097 COLL MISC 674) The Modern Records Centre holds other collections relating to the garment industry and its workers: National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers; Amalgamated Society of Tailors and Tailoresses